Part 1 of 3. Weight loss is a simple process for the body but a trickier process for the mind. What are the things we need to change? What behaviours need to shift? What do we need to put in place? What are the most important things I should focus on?
Just 5 drinks a week caused sperm degradation. So drinking energy drinks and lots of alcohol actually delivers less energy, more confusion, a stimulant and a depressant, a higher risk of death and hospitalisation, and a diminished ability to procreate. Ha!
Here is a short exceptional health video speaking broadly about Mental Health, Depression, Money & Happiness. These short clips were originally filmed when we were 'The Exceptional Health Company' however they were so popular, here they are again.
This video is #4 in a series of 8 from a 2020 podcast focused on mental health and happiness. It is a relaxed chat about what can cause unhappiness and what we can do to create happiness. This conversation is heavily influenced by the centenarian cultures philosophy.
Kids drinking just means a much higher likelihood they will abuse alcohol with drinking problems as adults. The longer they wait, the lower the risk of emotional damage. ‘The 16 year old died after consuming a bottle of vodka at a school ball.’
We know from long-term studies on millions of people – especially women – that all alcohol intake increases breast cancer risk. Even the World Health Organisation (WHO) lists alcohol as a ‘Class One Carcinogen’. Alcohol causes cancer.
“The more you drink, the higher your risk of cancer. The less you drink, the less at risk you are of developing cancer. It is as simple as that” Naomi Allen, Cancer Epidemiologist, Oxford University, UK. The best three lines ever written about alcohol.
There has been a 500% increase in deaths from liver cirrhosis in the past 40 years. This is mainly caused by the dramatic and widespread increase in alcohol consumption. In countries like the UK, Australia and New Zealand, it is causing extraordinary harm.
In 2000, 41 Kiwis died directly from alcohol. By 2008 that number rose to 254. This has grown every year since and it is hitting the elderly now. This means we now have around one New Zealander drinking themselves to death every day. Tragic.